Top 7 Exciting Theme Parks to Visit in Japan
Japanese culture is rich and diverse. It dates back to 10,000BC when Jomon people first settled there. Japan is widely known for its traditional arts and its contemporary pop culture. Surprisingly, even today if you visit Japan you will still see kimono clad women walking down the street with umbrellas on their heads. You can also see over-sized sumo wrestlers battling it out in the ring. A stylish cuisine, refined performance, visual arts and unique social customs, also contributes to culture which has turned out to be fashionable and attractive to foreigners.
While most people have differing reasons for visiting Japan, almost everyone will agree to the excursion to venture out on during their visit to Japan-theme parks and amusement parks. No matter how old you are or where you come from, there is more to enjoy together with your kids. This article discuses more on Japan Amusement Park, Theme Park and family vacation / holiday. Below are 7 theme parks to visit bin Japan:
Toshimaen is very popular and admired by many. It is located in Nerima ward. If you visit during winter, you will get a huge pool complex with water slides which are very enjoyable to both kids and the adults.
If you have little kids this is the best place for them. It is a home of “hello kitty” and is a good choice for your little angel. Some of the best rides here include Sanrio character boat ride and more tamer rides that your kids will surely love and enjoy. (Image by Ming Xia)
Located in Urayasu city right outside of Tokyo, it is loved by many. The park has more than enough for everyone. You can visit Minnie, Mickey, Donald, and Goofy as you experience Disneyland Japan. Both you and your kids will have fun to the fullest. There are awesome hotels so you do not have to worry about that. You can even decide to stay overnight to see all what Tokyo Disneyland has to offer.
Tokyo Disney Sea
Opened next to Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Disney Sea is made up of 7 themed ports and each of the ports represents a unique history of the ocean for every guest in this spectacular park. The main areas of this theme park are Mediterranean Harbor, Mermaid Lagoon, Mysterious Island, Port Discovery, Lost River Delta, Arabian Coast and American Waterfront. There are hotels to relax in and alcohol is served too in the park. For mothers with small babies in tow, there are several attractions for the kids and babysitting service.
With over 8 million a year, universal studios Japan offers exciting treats and adventure that makes your holiday memorable. Some of the things that you cannot afford to miss out are Hollywood dream-the ride, first jet coaster, and amazing adventures of Spider-man rides that will surely take your breath away.
Nagashima Spa Land
It is located in Nagashima resort; the park consists of hot springs, hotels, sports facilities and many more. Here you can enjoy the world’s longest roller coaster, the steel dragon 2000 and many more. Awesome!
Fuji Q Highland
This theme park is located below Mt Fuji. Fuji Q Highland is commonly known for numerous thrilling rides such as Fujiyama, Dodonpa, and Eejanaika. These rollers are magnificent and will impress visitors with their appearance. (Image by TJ)
While some people choose to visit Japan for its rich history and culture, you can decide to take a diversion and visit some of the incredible theme parks. Include Japan in your next holiday travel itinerary and enjoy what these spectacular theme parks have to offer.
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